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not think any true picture of equality in america alone is simply the picture of black and white america, although we think that is the most important historical lens through which to look at the quality, but there is the growing hispanic and latino communities. secondly, my gut tells me, my political instincts tell me that a relationship, a working relationship, between the hispanic community and the black community around issues is something that is good for us and good for the nation. that does not mean that there are not going to be some places where we disagree, where our views may not exactly meche, but it is important as we look at the quality -- where our views may not exactly mesh. what the hispanic quality index shows is a wider situation which is not quite as large as between whites and african-americans. all of the numbers that are available for black america and white america are not available for hispanic americans, so the index is not a perfect match, but it models the index that we have had for the last six or seven years when it comes to the relationship between black an
happen, could it? ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. by the way, washington, we're on to you and we're keeping an eye on what you're doing on thursday. i wouldn't miss tomorrow's episode. the hate is flowing in america. especially in arizona. oh, it's like do you remember from "ghost busters" i think it was "ghostbuster ii." there it is. the river of slime oozing underneath the surface infecting everything. hate boiling up. well, here is how representative jared pollis described the mood in arizona. arizona law is like nazi germany. it's absolutely reminiscent of second class status of jews in germany. prior to world wire ii when they had -- world war ii when they had to show their papers and had them with them all the time and suspect to routine inspections at the suspicious of being jewish. i fear arizona is headed for a police state. boy, i'm glad somebody said it! arizona sure is putting the a-z in "nazi" aren't they? i hate to rain on the hate parade, but can we slow down just a second here? and ask you're out of your mind. am i alone in that? you are out of your mind! are you comparing t
: two champions of justice on the state of equality in america. >> not much has changed, or will change, for the folks at the bottom of the well. >> the opposite of poverty is not wealth. i think in america, the opposite of poverty is justice. >> moyers: stay tuned. >> from our studios in new york, bill moyers. >> moyers: welcome to "the journal". on this weekend, 42 years ago, dr. martin luther king jr. was assassinated-- gunned down in memphis, tennessee. many of us still have the images etched in painful memory-- dr. king standing with colleagues on the balcony of the lorraine motel, the next day lying there mortally wounded, his aides pointing in the direction of the rifle shot. >> everybody wants freedom. >> moyers: then we remember the crowds of mourners slowly moving through the streets of atlanta on a hot sunny day, surrounding king's casket as it was carried on a mule-drawn farm wagon; and the riots that burned across the nation in the wake of his death; a stinging, misbegotten rebuke to his gospel of non-violence. we sanctify his memory now, name streets and schools after him,
be said of fellow component bank of america. this has been marching right towards $20 where it hasn't been also since november 2008. both these companies were filled by the same sort, of that financial crisis. bank of america said to report before the bell, as well. we're looking for around 7:00 this morning for those numbers to come out. revenues of nearly $28 billion. and the shares, as we mentioned, they've been on a run, really pushing higher, up about 5% this week alone. coming up at 7:15 eastern time, we've got bank of america ceo brian noin na hamoynihan. because bank of america is the nation's largest bank, it tas talk to one of every two consumers. >> you're not doing business with bank of america? >> they bought my mortgage. >> but you don't -- that's not your bank? >> it's not where i have my deposits, but they own my mortgage, so i am doing business with them. >> well, then it's two out of two. >> but there's two other people at the table. maybe they have it. >> do you have bank of america? >> i think it's not bank of america. still, i have no deposits there and i don't know if
] is this the end of race of america? we know it is not at the turn of the 21st century it was starting to look that way back in 2000. remember that? in 1997 the american association of physical anthropologist urge the american government to phase out the use of waste in the data category and the substitute ethnic categories instead. geneticist studying dna the material of genes that issues instructions to our bodies were also concluding that race as a biological category made no sense. the habit of three leading human heredity to the environment may be traced back but early 19th century racial thinkers turn it around deeming it a permanent marker four and eight superiority not until the 1850's on the environment care rescued with charles darwin changes species they describe a world much longer reaping that heredity was not fixed and generation after generation things change interest bonds to their surroundings. arguments over race in the human genome decided leaving us with some intriguing data about personal appearance. prevailing racial schemes now rest once again on concept of skin color. b
of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god indivisible with liberty and justice for all. >> that is going to take it back. take our country back. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] in a few moments, supreme court justices testified on capitol hill about the budget request for next year. in an hour-and-a-half, president obama outlined his plan for nasa and the future of human space flight. after that, and breathing on the investigation into the fort hood in shootings with senators joe lieberman. later, we will retire the news conference with leaders of the group to party express. >> on "washington journal" we will give the congressional agenda with sheriff brown of ohio. robert sloan is the author of an article that says wall street is the key to democracy. more about the future of nasa from scott case. it is live on c-span every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern. a couple of offense to tell you about tomorrow morning. the senate judiciary committee holds a hearing on jud
this to a mass audience than anyone in america. next to barbara, we are pleased to have chris hayes, the washington editor of "the nation" magazine. he has written in lots including "the american prospect." we are very pleased to have this panel. what we have for tonight is a very conversational format. my colleague, mike kazin and i will inform questions for our panel, but we really want to engage our questions and each other and then after we have had a chance to do that for a little while, and we would like them to engage with you. there is a microphone in the center aisle. after we have had a conversation, i invite you to line up at the microphone and asked were questions to the panel they go again, we are so pleased to have you for this discussion tonight. i think i have said enough at this point and i will turn it over to my colleague, michael kazin. >> thank you. i want to thank joe and the initiative for helping to sponsor this and putting this together. also, to joanne. well, the first question on the table on the leaflet is what is the state of the labor movement today and
into america. they saw a great opportunity through mexico. the overland route took them by monterey. here we are with all breaking loose and everybody is scared. you have a lot of people who are totally innocent and looking for safe haven and they are worried about others because we are arming the other side. the mexican army and police are dying every day to keep the drugs from coming and the bad guys come over here and get somebody to go buy some assault weapons because we did not institute the assault weapons ban. . . the real reason this anti- immigrant sentiment -- look at the numbers -- white male factory workers without a college degree got killed in the last decade. manson -- manon -- men in terms of wages killed even worse than women did. the economic downturn was basically on white male high- school graduates and women high school graphics with a couple of years of college that just got hit in the economy. but they will get more jobs with the economy grow. their taxes were be lower. the changes we will have to make will be slightly less draconian if you have more people contributin
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states of america can do. and we are not going to impose any kind of peace upon palestine and israel and that is that. it was a surprising, considering what we've been reading, chris, about the possibility of the united states might lay out what we think are the basic outlines of a just and lasting peace. my guess today would be we're not going to do it. >> the question i guess is for the israelis to answer. they have to answer it in the first instance before we get to it. we could suggest an alternative over there. mr. mayor, it seems to me this is the challenge. israel has to unite the moderate arab world such as it is. jordan, the saudis, the egypt n egyptians, all the emirates. it has to get them on their side against iran in terms of iran's nuclear threat. they can't do that step unless they can find something over palestine, right? so the irony is they may have to give something in terms of the middle east situation in order to build the kind of armada, if you will, diplomatic armada they need to shut down the iranian nuclear threat. do you think that's a tradeoff they're thin
advisers. >> sean: basically when he was telling america, using the fear tactics that we faced a disaster, catastrophe unless we passed the stimulus, they basically what you are saying and this report is saying they said anything they needed to say to get the stimulus passed. is that the same on health care? is that the same on cap and tax? can we trust they are being honest with us? >> they came to the hill and said if you don't pass this stimulus unemployment is going to go way up pass 8%. you pass the stimulus it will stop unemployment from going beyond 8%. it went up to 10% and beyond we lost four millions jobs this is the reason why not a single republican voted for this, if borrowing and spending a trillion dollars which is what this adds up to, was a secret to prosperity and job creation we wouldn't have job problems, we would have full employment. we are borrowing and spending more than we have in the history of our country is an economic agenda not based on good economic policy it was about satisfying spent up spending demand that these people had in congress -- >> sean: presiden
is a result of these comments in which she say it's mind boggling to suggest that america is not a christian nation. >> our founding father were believers. >> reporter: the idea it was founded as a christian company is an article of faith in some circles. >> when they looked at the writings and found it was quoted, the most quoted source was the bible. >> reporter: is this correct? mainstream historians say no, if you look at personal letters, it's clear that they did not want to make christianty the primary government. >> reporter: they left out any mention of god or jesus in the constitution except when they noted the date in the year of our lord and in the first amendment, they out lawed any state religion. thomas jefferson, the man who wrote in the declaration of independence, he was not a christian, he believed that god created the universe but no longer intervenes in human affairs. many people leave that but not making christianity the official religion, there's a competitive atmosphere in which faith has thrived. >>> of course we want your two cents on the hot topic, christianity a
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. but it happens everywhere else in america as well. in fact, you know where significant differences have been found frequently suggest white yourts are more likely to engage in illegal drug dealing than black youth. but it'sçó been black youth, an particularly black young males that have been -- associated with the drug wars. there's excellent data that can be found through the sentencing project. the sentencing project based here in d.c. has done a fantastic job of analyzing and through its report the department of justice publish foff many of the reports that have been done by the sentencing project. >> calls. host: atlanta is first on our democrats line. you're on with michele alexander. she tess the author of "the new jim crow." caller: i found out the prisons and coups they are in and some of them moneys from the federal government and representatives that's determined by the census count, that count goes wards that. but they can't vote. how how do you get money for that prisoner and money's being allocated to their account. >> what you're referring to is the practice of the census bur
the overwhelming importance of black race in america. i am familiar with a truly gigantic literature that explains the meaning and portends an honest to god reality of the existence of race. it's imperative and a statutory biological definitions of white race, we may notoriously vague. believing that what is not black. the disc thickness does not indicate lack of interest. quite to the contrary for another, past historical literature, much less known today explains the meaning and portends an honest to god reality of the existence of white races. they may seem not to be given a book on americans in antiquity, a pure fun before europeans discovered the western hemisphere and thousands of years he for the invention of the constant of race. they given the prevalence of the notion that racist permanent, many believe it possible to trace something recognizable as the white race, back more than 2000 years. in addition, not few westerners have racialized antiquity making ancient history into white race history and classics into a living whitefield, complete with pictures of blonde ancient greeks. transfo
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and in washington. the show starts right now. >>> good afternoon. in america today, the political games continue over financial reform despite the very real effect this back and forth has on us. the senate goldman sachs hearing shining that much more light on the shenanigans that continue to this day to play out on wall street. nearly two years after the financial meltdown and subsequent an ongoing tax funded pare bailouts. both republicans and democrats are united on one front. both want to appear, appear, to be angry at the big banks. >> how much of that deal did you sell to your clients after -- >> two things i'm getting, number one, nobody's done anything wrong. this was the natural disaster like a hurricane hit. >> we're trying to hone in on why we've got so many unemployed people in my state and why so many people in missouri have lost incredible amounts of money in their pensions. >> we're learning more about goldman, that they urnled saleses people to -- that goldman was exposed to by dumping goldman's investments on to unwitting clients, that goldman in theory was paid to represent. thi
. potentially including the $1 billion pentagon contract to train the afghan police. that is a task that america has been funding and supposedly working on for over eight years now. since 2003, that task has been contraktded out to a company called dynkorp. they quite literally cannot shoot straight. as reported recently in "newsweek," quote, at kabul's police training center, they recently arrived to supplement dyncorp's efforts. the italians soon discovered poor marksmanship wasn't the only reason, the sights of the ak-47s and m-16 rifles the recruits were using were badly out of line. quote, we zeroed all their weapons. it's a very important thing, but no one had done this in the past. i don't know why. i know, i know. that story prompted our next guest at an oversight hearing in the senate to say, quote, we're paying somebody to teach them how to shoot the weapons and nobody bothered to check their sights? joining us now after way too long an absence, senator claire mccaskill of the great state of missouri, senator, thank you so much for your time tonight. good to see you. >> thanks, rachel.
cameras. he's been called the toughest sheriff in america. all right, carlos, what's your serious problem with this law? >> well, first of all, i am not carpooling in arizona, i'll tell you that right now. well, the basic problem with the law is, and here's the way i see it. i'm not defending illegal aliens. i'm defending americans. i think if you pull over americans like myself because i happen to be speaking spanish in my car, or because i happen to have ten family members who look like me in my car, that's a violation of civil rights. i completely understand why officers like this law. because of course it makes it easier for them to do their job. but it will be easy to ask black kids, hey, show me your drug because you're showing saggy pants. put everybody who's white between the ages of -- hey, we've got serious killers on the look you fill the profile. this isn't right. >> larry: let's say it's midnight, sheriff. six mexican-americans are driving in a car through a street in your city. are they stopped? >> well, we're doing our crime suppression operation. you can see me being out i
process. we've had the nuclear posture review that came out and made the same statement, that america's threats tend to be more with nonstate actors than with states today. we had the u.s./russia s.t.a.r.t. agreement and all of this is flowing into an every five year rue view of the nuclear proliferation treaty, and i think right now they're trying to say we're getting back into building global institutions and working collaboratively with other nations to move security up and to try to show that america can contribute in positive ways to the global community, rather than destabilizing global affairs. >> that treaty amendment called on nations to protect their own nuclear materials, essentially at their own discretion, which begs this question. why in this supposedly post 9/11 world has it taken more than eight years to address the nuclear terrorist threat specifically? >> well, there are two things going on. first, under the leadership of people like john bolton, who used to be under secretary of state for arms control in the bush administration also served as ambassador of the unite
change. >> your voice can create the kind of america we dream about. >> then he took on one of washington's toughest issues. >> let's be the generation that says, "we will have universal health care in america." we can do that. >> what happened next surprised everyone. >> the only way they could get it through was to bribe their members. >> hundreds of millions of dollars spent on lobbying. >> very political, very aggressive at creating deals. >> those deals can be pretty smelly. >> another day, another headache for president obama. >> is this just the dirty reality of politics? >> news of a back room deal. >> all those back room deals, it's just wrong and we can do better. >> there was a wake-up call that president obama wasn't everything that they thought he was. >> the president has staked his entire first term on this. >> there's always two sides of obama. you have to lift up people, but at the end of the day, it is about deal-making. >> tonight on frontline, "obama's deal." >> what's at stake right now is not just our ability to solve this problem, but our ability to solve any proble
a moment. >> most of all to america's newest citizens, it is a great honor to serve as your commander in chief. it is my greatest pleasure to be among the first to greet you as a fellow american. to you and your families, welcome to the white house. today is your day. a celebration of 24 inspiring men and women and the remarkable journeys that have brought you together on this beautiful spring morning to our nation's capital. the paths that led you here, from poland to the philippines. some of you came to america as children holding tight to your parents hand as you arrived in a new world. some of you came as adults leaving everything you knew behind in pursuit of a new life. and while your stories are your own, today we celebrate the common spirit that lives within each of you, a spirit that is renewed and strengthened america for more than two centuries. >> we want to move on to breaking news that we're following, coming to us out of iraq. there have been a series of bombings there attacking mainly -- targeting mainly shiite worshippers. now we're getting word that those bombings ha
% or more on car insurance. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. absolutely! i have a lot of stuffiness at night. it wakes me up. i have allergies. ♪ you're right. i'm getting more air. -oh, yeah. -oh, wow! [ female announcer ] for two free samples, go to breatheright.com. >>> the exgovernor of alaska debuting her own tv channel. the sarah palin network. >> if you like fun, you're going to love our block of game shows. at 2:00 p.m., tea party wheel of fortune. and at 2:30, are you smarter than a half turn governor. i know you'll be surprised by the answer. i know i was. and four, don't miss "elites," the show that takes c-span footage of smarty-pants professors talking about who know what is an
. this was the most significant news of the weekend. the secretary of defense saying the united states of america does not have a long-range plan for dealing with iran. and the second i read that, i didn't think, oh, my gosh, the obama administration has fouled this up. i thought, oh, my gosh, the united states of america has not over the past decade between two administrations figured out how to deal with this very troublesome regime. jon meacham, five years ago, the wall street journal, five years ago, "the wall street journal" was writing blistering editorials attacking the bush administration for allowing iran, and we talked about it repeatedly, step over one line in the sand after another line in the sand. gates was talking about, of course, where they are right now, but he was talking as well, i think, about how the bush administration was unable to contain iran's nuclear ambitions. >> both those points are really important because the cold war -- the post-cold war proliferation story is like the cold war in that it doesn't pay a whole hell of a lot of attention to inauguration dates. gates serv
him tried as an adult. could this child be america's youngest lifer. >> a man tries to clear a problem at a laundry only to be sucked to his death. one of lany 14 americans killed each day on the job. how unsafe is your workplace? "nightline" investigates. >> plus, we heard that. gordon brown is the latest star. >> they should have never put me with her. >> to george bush, to joe biden. he's got plenty of company. it's a brief history of how a hot mike becomes a hot mess. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran. we're going to begin tonight with a story about a child who may never know freedom again. at the age of 11, according to prosecutors, he allegedly shot his step mother who was pregnant at the time, on the way to school. what has transpired is a family in morning, a father's insistence on innocence, and a judge intent on try the child to the full extent of the law. >> it's a chime so haunting, so unthinkable. on february 20th, 2009, inside this farmhouse, kenzie houk, just two weeks away from giving birth to his first son, was asleep in bed. >> how excited was she? >> she was thrilled
morning america." sam champion reports from the gulf coast. >>> on capitol hill today, financial reform takes a vint step closer to reality. the senate begins debate on a sweeping, new law, three days after its sponsors first tried to bring it to the floor. steven portnoy has the story. >> reporter: vehicling to reporters on air force one, president obama hailed the movement on financial regulatory reform. >> it's the right thing to do. >> reporter: for three-straight days, every senate republican, and one democrat, voted to block the bill from even coming up for debate. >> we have to get to this bill. negotiations are like the world turns, that soap opera. they're never going to end, until we get on this bill. >> reporter: faced with a threat of recession that would have kept on on the floor all night, republicans agreed to end the black cade. now, they plan to force charges. >> americans want a number of things in this bill fixed. and they want more than verbal assurances. >> reporter: republicans want to strip out key provisions, including a fund to wind down failing firms. and democ
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toys for the rich. how about a $3 million iphone -- anyone? the show starts right now. >>> in america today, the president headed to wall street, trying to close the sale of a plan he claims will reform our nation's banking system. the president, flanked by americans who have suffered because of big bank deception, homeowners whose mortgages are under water, although you could argue they shouldn't have taken those mortgages. credit card holders hit with 25% interest rates. and a baltimore woman who was charged with $148 in overdraft fees in one month. also in the audience, the faces of the greed that caused the financial crisis. men like goldman sachs ceo lloyd blankfein. the president's message to wall street -- get on board. >> we don't have want to have an economy that, that addressing the underlying problems. >> the president putting the blame squarely on those who took the risky bets in secret, with our money. they continue to do it to this very day. >> a free market was never meant to be a free license to take whatever you can get, however you can get it. what happens in waults
draconian when they treat illegal aliens when they are in arizona than anywhere else in america. >> you bet and thank goodness we live in the united states. >> i'm glad to hear that i hope you condemn that demagoguery as much as i do francisco. >> sean: hang on a second. let me advance a debate. president used this example of somebody that would go into an ice cream shop and be harrassed. if you read the bill, it's impossible. clearly the president hasn't, because the bill very specifically states, as i pointed out, that there must be prior legal contact. meaning there had to be some other law that were broken before one's immigration cus could be question ed by -- immigration cus could be questioned by the police department. so the president what he said to the american people in iowa in this town hall was inaccurate and untrue. you agree? >> i agree. what he should have said is what my enforcement agent friends call it when local authorities try to enforce federal laws they do a moad address, mexicans out after dark. what is happening you get a pretense offense he was speeding because you
of america. the chaplain: almighty god, we seek your grace and wisdom in our lives and in our leaders that they may serve your people with truth and justice. remember your faithful servants, the armenian people, who have lived with the memory of the genocide of 1 1/2 million of their nation. we pray that such barbariety may never inflict upon any of your creatures. we give thanks for the blessings that you have bestowed upon the remnants of the armenian people who were given new life in the united states of america. we thank you for helping us from the depths of despair into this land of liberty. bless america, the country of greatness and goodness. renew the values of our american heritage so that america will remain the country of truth, freedom, justice and peace. we stand before you and ask this in your name and for your glory. amen. the speaker pro tempore: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house his approval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1 the journal stands approved. the pledge of allegiance will be led by the gentlema
-pedic. the most highly recommended bed in america. >>> we continued our discussion on the middle east impasse and the rising frustration of would be peacemakers. >> a lot of people are losing hope, including many of the people who put their whole careers towards the peace process. aaron miller used to be a colleague of yours and has served many, many presidents in the united states of all parties. he's got a new article called "the false religion of middle east peace and why i am no longer a believer." what does that say about the obama administration or anybody's efforts and likelihood of making a change? >> aaron is a very frustrated peacemaker. he worked at it for a long, long time. when he left things really did collapse. but i don't think that the united states or the international community is ready to give up on this despite aaron's frustration. the problem, of course, is that right now what is happening is that everybody is worse off. the americans are worse off because the current american president has less leverage with the israelis because he's not very popular there. the israelis
of the challenges that we face internationally can't be solved by one nation alone. but i do think that america's leadership is important, in order to get issues on the international agenda, and to move in concert with other countries, to have an effective response. there are a host of other issues, obviously that have to be addressed. and one of the points that was made during the communique' is we're talking here about the instruments of potential war or terrorism. but obviously they're also the reasons, the rationales, the excuses for conflict that have to be addressed as well. and i remain committed to being a partner with countries around the world and in particular hot spots around the world. to see if we can reduce those tensions and ultimately resolve those conflicts. and the middle east would be a prime example. i think that the need for peace between the israelis and palestinians in the arab states, that remains as critical as ever. it is a very hard thing to do. and i know that even if we are applying all of our political capital to that issue, the israeli people through their govern
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in the ghetto for sure, but it happens everywhere else in america as well. in fact, you know, where significant differences in the survey data have been found, frequently suggest that white youths are more likely to engage if illegal drug dealing than black youth, but it has been black youth and particularly young black men that have been the primary targets of the drug war. >> when you make those assertions, where do you get the rezap then to back that up, what kind of sources do you go to? >> there's some excellent data that can be found through the sentencing project. the sentencing project, here in d.c. has done a fantastic job of analyzing, and publicizing through its reports, all of the data that the department of justice publishes on an annual basis, so this is based on the government's own statistics and many of the reports that have been done by the sentencing project. >> calls, atlanta, is first on our democrats line, jane john with michelle alexander, she's the author of "the new jim crow." go ahead please. >> caller: yes, prisoners in the -- the census counts the prisoners in the co
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